- Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic cosmetic surgery specialists perform hundreds of laser resurfacing treatments.
- Expertise. At Mayo Clinic, laser resurfacing is done only by board-certified doctors. If the need arises, you have access to all of Mayo's experts and facilities.
- Time for you. Your Mayo Clinic specialist will take the time to discuss options and answer your questions about laser resurfacing.
- Efficient care. At Mayo Clinic, your appointments are coordinated, so you usually can complete your treatment in a few days.
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At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.
Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.
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